Fish to taste good, must swim three times, in water, in butter, and in wine….Polish Proverb. Add a few tweaks to this adage and a Bong (slang for Bengali) would say “Fish, to taste good, must swim three times, in water, in a spice flavored marinade, and in oil.” Yes, Indians, especially Bengalis, go absolutely gaga over flavorful fish fries, especially if… Read more →
Still can’t believe it’s already been a year since our Big Bear trip last December. It was Enzo’s first snow and he was super excited; he loved the snow as kids love ice cream.Frolicking in the snow became his favorite sport.
Before I knew about this solution, I’ve put off frying and cooking fish at home for an umpteen number of times. Being a sea food lover, that too coming from the Bengali community which is known across the world for its passion for fish and sea food, ostracizing fish from my kitchen was not an easy option.
Honestly, if I ever have to revisit the story of power struggle between Moses and Ramesses, I would still prefer to watch the 1956 movie. And I say this after sitting through the brand new 2014 rendition yesterday. I didn’t gain anything new out of this movie.
With the Holidays Season around, what can be a better gift than a bottle of fine wine to gift to people who matter the most in your lives? But lets face it guys: we’re not all wine wikipedias by default. I’m a wine enthusiast myself, and yet know so little about the technicalities of the wines I love.
I’m a huge fan of the fiction genre in literature. Hence, with so many interesting reads lined up for release soon, I couldn’t help putting together a list of my most anticipated new fiction books.
Cooking on a weeknight after a long, tiring day at work is not always fun. Your brain feels so worn out at the end of the day, that let alone cooking dinner, even thinking about what to cook grinds your gears. To add on to that, your gut howls for food and expects it to show up within seconds by… Read more →
I’ve raised two GSDs, Enzo vom Haus Tyson, a working line puppy, and Olyver vom Haus Tyson, a show line puppy, since each was just 8 weeks of age. As a pet parent, I feel guilty at the thought of comparing my two furry bundles of joy, but seriously, they’re so different from each other! While they’re the best of… Read more →
As we started planning our vacation for the upcoming Christmas break, it felt good to revisit a few vignettes of some of our past vacations. In the past couple of years we’ve visited a number of places in and out of California and have even traveled internationally, but some of these trips have been more memorable than the others and… Read more →
Winter is the time for romance; when the entire nature looks dead outstide, love blossoms in the warmth of hearts. The season is best described by Ruth Stout: There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you…In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, can you… Read more →